How much extra flour do you add for high altitude?
For all altitudes, add up to 2 tablespoons more flour per cup called for in the recipe. For each cup of sugar, cup of liquid and teaspoon of baking powder or baking soda in the recipe (keep in mind that larger/more eggs can serve as liquid, too):
How do you make high rise biscuits?
Use very cold butter.
When the biscuits go in the oven, the butter will melt and cause steam. This buttery steam, in turn, helps produce flaky layers and a higher lift to the biscuits.
How much flour do you add to cookies for high altitude?
- Reduce the leavening in the cookie recipe by about 25% if you live between 3,000-7,000 ft above sea level, and by about 30% if you’re higher up in altitude.
- Increase your flour by 2-4 tablespoons for most standard recipes.
- Don’t be afraid to add a little liquid.